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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4388
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  685-c.690
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 454. A. H. Baldwin 27th March 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian bearded, facing, wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D IЧSTINI…ЧS PЄ (Lord Justinian, eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVҀЧ (Imperial victory). Control mark: S (6). Mint mark: C…NOB.

Bibliography:  MIB III, 15

Notes:  Brockage of an obverse on the reverse, double-struck on obverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian II
Byzantine
c. 668
7 November 711
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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